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give (someone) the gate

1. To be fired from one's job. Primarily heard in UK. After messing up that account, I'm terrified that my boss is going to give me the gate.
2. To have a romantic relationship ended by one's partner. Primarily heard in UK. Susan is just devastated—Kelly gave her the gate a few days ago.
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give someone the gate

Sl. to get rid of someone. The chick was a pest, so I gave her the gate. He threatened to give me the gate, so I left.
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give (someone) the gate

Slang
1. To discharge from a job.
2. To reject or jilt.
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